News - Security

UN ON YOBE ATTACK

4 years ago /

United Nation Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has condemned in very strong terms Tuesday’s brutal slaying of dozens of students at the Federal Government College, Buniyadi in Yobe state, north-eastern Nigeria by unidentified gunmen. 

SENATE TO ARMY CHIEF: RELOCATE YOUR OFFICE TO MAIDUGURI NOW!!!

4 years ago /

The Senate Committee on Defence has asked the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Kenneth Minimah to relocate to Maiduguri for a closer handling of the Boko Haram insurgency

SISTER OF ABDUCTED CHIEF INENGITE NITABAI PLEADS FOR RELEASE OF HER BROTHER

4 years ago /

The sister of Chief Inengite Nitabai who was abducted on Sunday night has pleaded with his abductors to show mercy and release him.

INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE ASKS FOR INCREASED APPROPRIATION

4 years ago /

The Nigerian Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has said it could be difficult for the police to be able to continue to pay salaries fully if adjustments are not made on what is provided for as personnel cost in the 2014 budget appropriation for the police.

NIGERIANS CALL FOR CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN INTELLIGENCE GATHERING

4 years ago /

Despite the aggressive crackdown insurgents, violence in northeastern Nigeria has yet to abate.

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN REACTS TO YOBE KILLINGS

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the brutal killings of students by terrorists in Yobe state in the early hours of Tuesday.

EJIGBO THREE: POLICE PARADE SUSPECTS

4 years ago /

Following the public outcry that greeted the release of the video which surfaced on the internet showing the torture of three women

BOKO HARAM STRIKES AGAIN; OVER 40 CHILDREN SLAUGHTERED

4 years ago /

Boko Haram Insurgents killed over 40 pupils on Tuesday when they attacked the Federal Government College in Buni Yadi, Yobe State.

Jonathan calls on Boko Haram to surrender

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has renewed calls to Boko Haram insurgents to lay down their arms and engage government in constructive dialogue to address their grievances.

 

Boko Haram unleashes terror on students in boarding house

4 years ago /

Gunmen from the Boko Haram terrorist group attacked a boarding school overnight in Yobe State, killing 29 pupils, many of whom died in flames as the school was burned to the ground, police and the military said on Tuesday.

 

NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE PROMISES TO END FULANI HERDSMEN ATTACKS

4 years ago /

The Nigeria Police says it is very ready and determined to restore peace and calm in areas affected by the frequent Fulani attacks in some states.

 

Nigerian Military opens up about the Boko Haram threat

4 years ago /

The Nigerian army spokesman, Brigadier-General Chris Olukolade says the areas already secured by the military are no longer threatened by Boko Haram.

 

Paramilitary agencies request higher allocations

4 years ago /

The Nigerian Paramilitary services are complaining of inadequate funding as the Nigerian Senate urges more budgetary allocations for Paramilitary services. 

 

Nigerian Police officers to receive training from Pakistani agencies

4 years ago /

The first batch of ten police officers will soon leave Nigeria for Pakistan to undergo extensive training on counter terrorism, counter insurgency as well as bomb diffusion and disposal.

 

Boko Haram claims responsibility for the killing of renowned scholar

4 years ago /

The Boko haram insurgency group has claimed responsibility for the assassination of the Sheik Muhammed Awwal Albani, leader of Nigeria’s Salafi group two weeks ago in Zaria.

 

Northern governors ask for more security operatives in the region

4 years ago /

The Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu has called on the Federal Government to deploy more security personnel with superior equipments to the states affected by Boko Haram attacks. 

 

Does the FG know those behind Boko Haram?

4 years ago /

Boko Haram was founded in 2001 by the late Muhammed Yusuf with the intention of putting an end to Western education and to Islamise Nigeria; the group remained in the background until the Federal Government in 2009 investigated its activities. 

 

Shettima, others criticise Okupe's claims on Boko Haram

4 years ago /

Following the statements made by the Governor of the embattled Borno state, Kashim Shettima, showing a lack of confidence in the ability of the nation’s security forces to defeat Boko Haram, the SSA to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe quickly issued a statement dismissing Shettima’s concern.

 

United States to train Nigeria's Security Agencies.

4 years ago /

The United States is set to train Nigeria's security agencies for the upcomiing 2015 elections. 

 

AbIa State Governor's son escapes assassination attempt.

4 years ago /

Chinedu Orji, son of Abia state Governor, Theodore Orji escaped a gun attack at the weekend, which claimed the life of one of his aides, John Ndubuka.